- UN Website
Use the search box in the top right to find information on any topic within the purview of the United Nations. Also, please note the "Structure and Organization" section and the "In Focus" and "Global Issues" boxes.
- Sustainable Development Goals
- UN Environment Programme
Includes information by theme.
- UN Association of the USA
Aims to build understanding of and support for ideals and work of UN among the American people.
- United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
International treaty produced at UN Conference on Environment and Development, Rio, 1992.
- International Atomic Energy Agency
Helpful article and report databases to investigate countries and/or topics:
Political Risk Yearbook: Provides political and economic risk reports on 106 countries.
ProQuest Research Library: In-depth coverage of the top 150 core academic subject, including 5,060 titles -over 3,600 in full text- from 1971 forward.
ProQuest Newsstand: Includes New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, and more. International coverage includes Guardian, Globe and Mail, Jerusalem Post, El Pais. Use dropdown menus to search individual publications.
Economist Intelligence Unit: Global macroeconomic forecasts and political and economic analysis for nearly 200 individual countries.
To investigate a country, use some of the following sources:
U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets: From the US State Dept.
CIA World Factbook: US government website from the Central Intelligence Agency.
Europa World Plus: Combines Europa World Yearbook and Europa Regional Surveys of the World.
Websites of US embassies, consulates, and diplomatic missions: from US Dept. of State.
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